New Android Spyware Tools Emerge in Widespread Surveillance Campaign

New Android Spyware Tools Emerge in Widespread Surveillance Campaign

Researchers have uncovered a surveillance campaign, dating back to at least 2013, which has used a slew of Android surveillanceware tools to spy on the…

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Botnet Abusing Android Debug Bridge, SSH is Back

Botnet Abusing Android Debug Bridge, SSH is Back

A new cryptocurrency-mining botnet malware is abusing Android Debug Bridge (ADB) and SSH, according to Trend Micro. “This attack takes advantage of the way open…

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Report: Huawei’s Android OS alternative 60% faster than Android

Report: Huawei’s Android OS alternative 60% faster than Android

Whether it will be called Ark OS or Oak OS globally is still a mystery, but Huawei’s Android alternative, dubbed HongMeng OS in China, is being…

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Coinbase Card Launches in Six European Countries

Coinbase Card Launches in Six European Countries

United States-based cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service Coinbase has launched its Visa debit card in six European countries, CNBC reports on June 11. As of…

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New Adware Found in 200+ Google Play Apps

New Adware Found in 200+ Google Play Apps

A new adware known as BeiTaAD was found embedded in 238 applications in the official Google Play store and have been installed by 440 million…

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Google Confirms Android Smartphone Security Backdoor

Google Confirms Android Smartphone Security Backdoor

Earlier this year, Forbes reported how a banking Trojan called Triada had been found on a bunch of brand new budget Android smartphones. Google has now confirmed…

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12k+ Android apps contain master passwords, secret access keys, secret commands

12k+ Android apps contain master passwords, secret access keys, secret commands

A comprehensive academic study published this week has discovered hidden backdoor-like behavior — such as secret access keys, master passwords, and secret commands — in…

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Spectre and Meltdown explained: A comprehensive guide for professionals

Spectre and Meltdown explained: A comprehensive guide for professionals

Staying up to date on Spectre and Meltdown can be challenging. This guide includes in-depth explanations about these uniquely dangerous security vulnerabilities and the best…

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New Attack Creates Ghost Taps On Modern Android Smartphones

New Attack Creates Ghost Taps On Modern Android Smartphones

Modern Android smartphones are susceptible to a new type of attack named “Tap ‘n Ghost” that can induce fake finger taps to take unwanted actions.…

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Libya-based hackers using coronavirus pandemic to spread mobile surveillance malware

Libya-based hackers using coronavirus pandemic to spread mobile surveillance malware

The drastic spread of coronavirus across the world has not stopped cybercriminals from exploiting fear to hack into devices. For months now, cybercriminals have used…

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